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Updated: October 21, 2009 16:54 IST

Uniform education system only after discussions: Ponmudi

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Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K. Ponmudi. Photo: V. Ganesan
The Hindu Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K. Ponmudi. Photo: V. Ganesan

The proposed uniform education system for a common syllabus in Tamil Nadu would be implemented only after proper discussions with educationists and public, Minister for Higher Education K. Ponmudi said here today.

The government had taken a policy decision to introduce ‘Samacheer Kalvi’ (uniform education system) from classes one to six from next academic year (2010 -11) after integrating all boards (State, Matriculation, Oriental and Anglo-Indian) on a trial basis, he said declaring open newly-constructed classrooms and laboratories of the Government Arts College here.

Discussions would be held with educationists and public before finalising the syllabus under the new system. “No schemes would be a success unless it got public support,” he said.

The scheme, if found to be a success, would be extended gradually up to SSLC level, he said.

As per a recent study, Tamil Nadu topped in the country in moulding engineering graduates with about 1.60 lakh youths successfully completing engineering courses annually, he said.


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